Clearwater River Company

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Clearwater River Company


Providing Professional Guided Fishing Adventures

~ Clearwater River, Idaho ~ Snake River and Columbia Rivers, Washington  ~

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     What an awesome Steelhead season on the Clearwater! This has been one of the best seasons in over 5 years!!! Our guides have been out on the water catching these BIG B-run Clearwater Steelhead. If you are looking for a guided steelhead fishing trip on the Clearwater River, Idaho, you have found the place to be.


     We are also gearing up for Sturgeon, Chinook, and Bass fishing. Our guides are ready to put you on the fish.





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~ Season and River Information ~


   Our Clearwater steelhead season runs from September 1, 2012 to March 15, 2013. We have a full team of professional full time guides that will put you onto some Idaho B Run Steelhead! 

     The Clearwater River is located in North-Central Idaho and hosts one of the largest runs of B run Steelhead in the world! Huge Idaho Steelhead, a long season and typically low fishing pressure creates ample opportunities for all anglers.

     The average Clearwater River Steelhead is 12 to 15 pounds with numerous fish over 20 pounds being landed each season. The catch and release season for Steelhead is July 1 through October 14 and is a great time for those who want to miss the crowds. The retention season is October 15 to April 30.

    Clearwater River Company has a full staff of guides who specialize in Spin Fishing, Side Drifting, Back Trolling, Bobber-n-Jigs, Spey Fishing (two handed fly-rod), Fly Fishing, and other methods used to catch Steelhead.

  Professional Guide Ryan Pitcher and client with a Clearwater Steelhead

~Clearwater River Company Guide Season and Methods ~










Fly Fishing / Swinging


Spinners & Spoons


Side Drifting


Back Trolling




Fly Fishing / Nymphing



Don't miss out on your chance to hook-up with a world renowned Clearwater Steelhead.

To inquire about reserving a guided fishing trip contact us by;

Sending us an email or call 1-866-846-4240

You can also contact Ryan Pitcher at 503-349-4999 or Kyle Jones at 208-861-0654. We're out on the water on most days and will get back to you in the evenings!

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     Our gear guides are second to none. They are all well versed at side-drifting, bobber and jig/bait and back-trolling plugs. Come out and hook up with a B-Run Steelhead this winter!


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Remarkable Spey fishing and Fly fishing for Steelhead can be had from early September to mid November. The water conditions make this time of year very conducive for swinging flies to these majestic creatures. 


~ Spey Rates ~

Spey Guide Steve Mock with a nice Clearwater River Steelhead, caught on a spey rod.



     Clearwater River Company LLC owns CL2 and CL3 permits, which allow the use of drift boats from Lewiston to Kooskia, Idaho (over 80 river miles). We have a full staff of professional guides ready to put you on the fish! Depending on the time of year and the section of river being fished our guests will either stay in Lewiston, Orofino, or Kamiah, Idaho. All of these cities are easily accessible by Idahoís State Highway 12. The closest major airport is in Spokane Washington, 145 miles from Orofino Idaho. Clearwater River Company LLC also works with other outfitters, such as Swiftwater Outfitters.

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     All of our fishing guides are full-time professionals with years of experience on the Clearwater. Our steelhead guides will meet each client's needs and exceed expectations. We have a great team of Clearwater River Steelhead Fishing Guides !!!!

     All of our guided steelhead fishing trips include a full day on the water, rods, reels, tackle/flies, and a great lunch. It's the best value for your dollar on the river!

     Lodging is available through reputable local area motels. We like and recommend Clearwater Crossing RV Park, Orofino, ID, Lewis-Clark Resort, Kamiah, ID, The Lodge at River's Edge & Helgeson Place Hotel, Orofino, ID and Idaho Sportsman Lodge, Stites, ID.

      Those seeking gear fishing supplies we recommend Camp Cabin and Home in Lewiston or Clearwater Sporting Goods in Kamiah. Anyone needing ANYTHING related to Spey fishing, the RED SHED fly shop in Peck, ID is the place to go.


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Guided fishing in the state of Idaho is controlled and regulated by Idaho Guides and Outfitters Licensing Board. There are a limited number of businesses that are allowed to operate on these waters. When booking trips for fishing in Idaho make sure you do business only with the legitimate licensed outfitter operating on the waters you wish to fish.

Clearwater River Company is licensed and permitted to conduct guiding operations on the Clearwater River in Idaho. Clearwater River Company is insured and bonded. All guides are registered with the State of Idaho and have current First Aid and CPR certificates. When booking with Clearwater River Company, a preferred guide may be specified, but is not guaranteed. Due to various circumstances, the preferred guide may not be available on the day of the trip and an alternate guide may have to be substituted.

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